Wilson co-founded Union Square Ventures, the prolific New York City-based venture capital firm which has invested in over 100 startups since 2003, including Twitter, Tumblr, Kickstarter, and Etsy. Recent memorable Tweet: "Overheard: 'Don't be a lawyer. This is marketing.'"
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